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Image: Guy\'s and St. Thomas\' hospital and Johnson & Johnson join forces to improve orthopedic care (Photo courtesy of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust).

Orthopedics Centre of Excellence Planned for Guy’s Hospital

Johnson & Johnson Managed Services and Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust have entered into a 15-year partnership to deliver an Orthopedics Centre of Excellence. More...
11 Dec 2017
Image: New research suggests costs of health services and patient care could be improved by stopping five high-cost surgical procedures (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Research Suggests Avoidance of Low-Value Surgical Procedures

A new study suggests that stopping just five high-cost general surgical procedures could reduce health services costs and improve patient care. More...
28 Nov 2017
Image: A new study suggests federal hospital readmission fees may lead to more deaths (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

U.S. Federal Readmission Fines Linked to Higher Mortality

A new study suggests that the U.S. Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) may be so focused on avoiding readmissions that heart failure (HF) related death rates are increasing. More...
21 Nov 2017
Image: A new study shows close to 50% of medical care in the US is delivered in the ED (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Almost Half of Medical Care Delivered in Emergency Rooms

A new study reveals that nearly half of all medical care in the United States is delivered by emergency departments (EDs). More...
31 Oct 2017
Image: An artist’s rendition of the new Columbia Jiaxing Hospital (Photo courtesy of Columbia China).

Columbia China to Build New Hospital in Jiaxing

Columbia China has begun construction of a Columbia Jiaxing Hospital in Zhejiang province. The multi-specialty hospital is part of a joint venture between Columbia Pacific Management, and investment company Temasek. More...
12 Sep 2017
Image: The DHA inaugurates a smart pharmacy robot for dispensing medicines in Dubai Hospital (Photo courtesy of the DHA).

Dubai Debuts Second Robotic Pharmacy Service

Dubai Health Authority has unveiled a second robotic pharmacy system that can store up to 35,000 medicines and dispense twelve prescriptions in less than a minute. It is located at Dubai Hospital, following the launch of the service at Rashid Hospital in early 2017. More...
28 Aug 2017
Image: The Swedish Health First Hill Medical pavilion (Photo courtesy of Swedish Health).

Seattle Hospital Network Shifts Away from Overlapping Surgeries

Healthcare provider Swedish Health has announced plans to significantly curtail the current practice of overlapping surgeries in their hospitals. More...
22 Aug 2017

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